Campus Life

SMU Student Leadership

The Division of Student Affairs & Services offers many events and opportunities to support students on their leadership journey. Attend the annual Student Leadership Conference, find leadership workshops, or serve as a Welcome Weeks Pack Leader. There are many opportunities for you to get involved at Saint Mary's.


SMU Student Leadership Conference

The Saint Mary's Student Leadership Conference is an annual one-day fun event that gives students the opportunity to network and participate in interactive sessions and workshops that are built on practical experiences, leadership theory, and community service. The Conference is for all students - if you are currently a leader, want to be a leader, or just want to learn more about leadership. Students from all faculties and all years of study are encouraged to attend.

Find out more here.













Apply to serve on the First-Year Advisory Committee here.

Are you interested in:

  • Helping to shape the first-year experience at Saint Mary's University?
  • Meeting with other first-year students to discuss suggestions for improvements?
  • Testing program ideas to determine what ideas work best?
  • Articulating your experience as a first-year student to University Administration?

Yes? Apply today to serve on the First-Year Advisory Committee! Click here for the application form.

The Committee helps to advise the Senior Director of Student Affairs & Services on issues applicable to first-year students. The Committee meets once per month (lunch provided) for approximately 1.5 hours throughout the academic year.

If you have questions about the Committee, contact or (902) 420.5166.